Brazilian Senate approves DPA board of director nominees

(Oct 21, 2020) Brazil's Senate approved President Jair Bolsonaro's five nominations to the Autoridade Nacional de Proteção de Dados's board of directors. Waldemar Gonçalves... Read More

Global News Roundup: Oct. 13–19, 2020

(Oct 19, 2020) In this week's global legislative roundup, the U.K. Information Commissioner's Office handed down its stiffest fine to date. The European Data Protection Boa... Read More

Study: LGPD likely to require at least 50K DPOs in Brazil alone

(Oct 16, 2020) Brazil’s General Data Protection Law is now in effect. Much like the EU General Data Prote... Read More

Study: 50K DPOs may be needed to satisfy Brazil LGPD

(Oct 16, 2020) Organizations processing personal data in Brazil must comply with the General Data Protection Law's requirements irrespective of the company’s location. One ... Read More

HRW claims facial recognition in Buenos Aires tracks juvenile suspects

(Oct 13, 2020) The Washington Post reports Human Rights Watch claims Argentina’s capital city of Buenos Aires is using a facial recognition system that tracks juvenile susp... Read More

Global News Roundup: Oct. 5–Oct. 13, 2020

(Oct 13, 2020) In this week's global legislative roundup, the California Department of Justice published a notice unveiling a third set of proposed modifications to the Cal... Read More

SIC orders TikTok to comply with data protection standards

(Oct 9, 2020) Colombia’s data protection authority, the Superintendencia de Industria y Comercio, ordered TikTok to implement measures that comply with data protection sta... Read More

Council for Transparency calls for regulations, transparency in AI

(Oct 9, 2020) Chile’s Council for Transparency is advocating for a regulatory framework and transparency regarding automated decisions that use artificial intelligence. In... Read More

Notas de la directora general IAPP América Latina, 7 octubre 2020

(Oct 7, 2020) Últimamente he notado, con gran agrado, el crecimiento de la comunidad de profesionistas de la privacidad y protección de datos, y sobre todo que varios jóve... Read More

La AAIP de Argentina publica Guía para el tratamiento de los datos personales ante el registro de temperatura corporal

(Oct 7, 2020) La Agencia de Acceso a la Información Pública (AAIP, por sus siglas), autoridad argentina, reconoció que durante la pandemia de COVID-19, los controles de te... Read More